In the Zhitomir Security Service of Ukraine area I stopped activity of an organized criminal group which was engaged in production and sale of counterfeit money. About it reports a press - the SB center of Ukraine.
It is established that the group consisted of three people age of 28-30 years: the employee of banking institution and two jobless inhabitants of Zhitomir, one of which was already condemned for 5 years for theft in especially big sizes earlier. They "specialized" on production of banknotes of 100 UAH, using for this purpose computer and laser multiplying equipment.
According to information available in SBU, during the existence this group made counterfeit national currency in the sum over 20 thousand UAH
On May 16 of this year in the territory of gas station of the city in attempt of sale of party of fakes on duty it was detained one of participants of group in which 10 banknotes of 100 UAHare withdrawn
According to the research act doubtful the banknote, conducted by the expert of Management of NBU in the Zhitomir Region, withdrawn at detention and a search of the note is counterfeit.
Subsequently in different places of the regional center it was detained also other members of criminal group.
Behind this fact Management of SB of Ukraine in Zhitomir area brought criminal case behind signs of the crime provided ч.2 by Art. 199 (production, storage, acquisition, transportation, transfer, import to Ukraine with a sales objective or sale of counterfeit money, the state securities or tickets of the state lottery) the Criminal code of Ukraine.